Jonah Goldberg Channels Bastiat – Hurricane Sandy Edition

Goldberg tweets:

All I can think about is how all of this destruction will make NYC so much richer according to Paul Krugman.

How soon before some very ill-educated journalist writes a story about the economic benefits of Sandy?  I give it less than a week.

For the original argument against the broken window fallacy, see Bastiat’s classic “What Is Seen and What Is Not Seen” here.

And here is a nice video from Art Carden on it:

HT: My main man on the Main Line.

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